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Off season and every chance in-between, Quadrangles FIRST Robotics Competition Team 3494 is active in volunteering and spreading awareness about the great potential of STEM  through demonstrations and presentations around the Bloomington, IN community.

FIRST Lego  League: Many of our team members volunteer as high school mentors on several FIRST Lego League teams here in Bloomington, IN. We lend our work-space and most importantly our support to the local teams: B-town Bots, West-Side Rollers, Hoosier Girlz, and Lakeview Lions. For more information about visit: firstlegoleague.org
 

Kira Axsiom a FIRST Lego League alumni herself is now a current Quadrangles member and gives back to the local teams in the community alongside fellow team member Zarya DeSouza.

    

Annual Team Crane Science Fair: Open to all students statewide, grades 6-12 held at the WestGate Academy Conferencing and Training Center in Crane, IN. Robot, SeaPerch, and VEX robot demonstration. For more information visit: westgatecrane.com

 
 
 
Local Middle School Demonstrations: FRC Robot demonstration. Team and Robot parts presentation. Jackson Creek Middle School, Batchelor Middle School, and St. Charles Catholic School


Makevention: "A celebration of the Bloomington, IN Maker Community" including  inventors, tinkers, artists, engineers, etc. Robot Demonstration. For more information visit: makevention.org

Family Night-Out Bloomington Housing Authority Festival: The block party type atmosphere sets the scene for a celebration of the diversity of families in our community while providing a safe, fun and educational environment for residents of all ages. For more information visit: bhaindiana.net 
                          
     

Kiwanis Balloon Festival: Hosted by the Kiwanis Club of South Central Indiana at the Monroe County Fairgrounds in Bloomington, IN. Hot Air Balloon Show and other festivities. Robot, SeaPerch, VEX robot demonstrations since its first event in 2013  .For more information visit: hotairballoon.com

Wonderlab: Downtown Bloomington, IN science museum. Robot demonstration. For more information visit:  wonderlab.org

Barnes & Nobles Mini Maker Faire: Hosted at the local Bloomington, IN Barnes & Nobles Bookstore. A Make Workspace aka a technology-educational expo including purchasable product demos of 3D-printers, drones, robots, coding, and programming. For more information visit: barnesandnoble.com/h/makerfaire

Alumonosity FIRST Robotics Competition Team 5403:  Formerly a mentor for Quadrangles FRC Team 3494, Josh Drake has branched off in establishing a rookie FIRST Robotics Competition Team in Bedford, IN . With our assistance of tools and robot parts, we were able to help them get their start.  For more information visit: aluminosity.org
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